The top eight teams in each age classification may compete in the tournament. The playoff pairings may be modified at any time by the A.A.Y.F.D.T. AD in the event of removal or disqualification of a team. The selection process shall be in the following manner:
Points will be awarded based on regular season play.
a .Two points will be awarded for each win
b. One point will be awarded for each tie.
The ranking will be from one to eight
a. The team with the most points will be ranked number one and the other teams ranked accordingly.
i. Ties in placement will be resolved by the following:
1. The team winning the most games in head-to-head competition with the tying teams.
2. The team allowing the fewest points scored against them in the regular season.
3. The team having scored the most points during the regular season.
ii. Any situation more complex than the above will be resolved by the A.A.Y.F.D.T. Board of Directors.